Jobs Tracker

Track school-specific and national trends in job outcomes

Class of 2011

The following figures reflect data in LST's job outcome database, which culls and reconciles data from a variety of sources. You can read more here.

National Facts & Figures

Highlights

  • Total ABA Graduates: 44,031
  • Legal Jobs: 54.9% employed with long-term, full-time legal jobs
  • Underemployed: 26.3% employed in part-time or short-term jobs, pursuing an additional degree, or unemployed and seeking
  • Unknown Status: 3.6%
  • Schools do a very good job with gathering graduate job outcome data

Additional Info

% of All GradsTotal Grads
LT, FT Legal 54.9% 24,167
LT, FT JD Advantage 8.1% 3,567
Biglaw
101+ Attorneys
10.6% 4,664
Federal Clerkships 2.7% 1,203
Total in School-Funded Jobs 1.1% 476
LT, FT Legal Jobs
< 30% 8 schools
30% - 39.9% 26 schools
40% - 49.9% 43 schools
50% - 59.9% 58 schools
60% - 74.9% 45 schools
75% - 89.9% 14 schools
≥ 90% 5 schools
Biglaw Placement
 
< 5% 107 schools
5% - 9.9% 47 schools
10% - 19.9% 24 schools
20% - 29.9% 5 schools
30% - 39.9% 7 schools
40% - 49.9% 6 schools
50% - 59.9% 2 schools
≥ 60% 1 schools

School-Specific Outcomes

 

Legal Jobs?LT, FT Legal Jobs?LT, FT no LSF Under-Employed? Biglaw?101+ Attorneys Public Service? Fed Clerks? LSF?
Albany Law School 50% 50% 34.3% 1.7% 8.9% 0.4% 0%
American University 35.8% 35.8% 42.4% 8.1% 18.8%* 1.7% 0.4%
Appalachian School of Law 30.8% 30.8% 33% 0% 5.5% 0% 0%
Arizona State University 68.2% 68.2% 21.4% 5% 18.4% 1.5% 0%
Arizona Summit Law School 37.4% 37.4% 34.4% 0% 9.2%* 0% 0.8%
Ave Maria School of Law 33% 33% 37.5% 1.1% 5.7% 1.1% 0%
Barry University 39.2% 39.2% 44% 1.4% 8.1% 0% 0%
Baylor University 70.1% 70.1% 19.1% 4.5% 10.2% 1.3% 0%
Boston College 68.4% 68.4% 23.5% 26% 15.1% 3.9% 0%
Boston University 50.9% 50.9% 38.5% 19.8% 10.6% 1.8% 0%
Brigham Young University 51.4% 51.4% 34.5% 10.8% 7.4%* 2.7% 1.4%
Brooklyn Law School 47.3% 47.3% 33.8% 8.4% 14.3% 2.2% 0%
California Western School of Law 39.3% 39.3% 40.4% 1.4% 5.6% 0.4% 0%
Campbell University 71.4% 71.4% 22.6% 1.5% 9.8% 1.5% 0%
Capital University 40% 40% 14.3% 6.3% 12.6% 0% 0%
Cardozo-Yeshiva University 51.8% 51.8% 31.6% 11.8% 9.5% 2.9% 0%
Case Western Reserve University 46.8% 46.8% 37.8% 12.9% 11.9%* 0.5% 1%
Catholic University of America 43.7% 43.7% 23.4% 7.3% 23.8% 1.1% 0%
Chapman University 40.1% 40.1% 37.3% 2.8% 5.1% 1.1% 0%
Charleston School of Law 51.3% 51.3% 25.9% 1.6% 10.9%* 0.5% 0.5%
Charlotte School of Law 43.3% 43.3% 32% 0% 8.2% 1% 0%
Chicago-Kent College of Law 50.9% 50.9% 31% 5.4% 7.5%* 0.3% 0.6%
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 50.3% 50.3% 24.9% 10.8% 13% 0.5% 0%
Columbia University 94.1% 94.1% 3.1% 61.4% 14.3%* 8.1% 8.3%
Cornell University 76.1% 76.1% 19.9% 38.8% 10.9% 8% 0%
Creighton University 60.1% 60.1% 22.2% 1.3% 12.4%* 3.3% 0.7%
CUNY 36.9% 36.9% 47.7% 0% 20.7% 3.6% 0%
DePaul University 40.4% 40.4% 36.7% 3.8% 7.2%* 0.6% 0.6%
Drake University 60.6% 60.6% 23.2% 0.6% 11.6% 1.3% 0%
Drexel University 43.5% 43.5% 37.4% 4.6% 6.1% 0.8% 0%
Duke University 82.1% 82.1% 9.7% 44.9% 8.7%* 11.1% 1.4%
Duquesne University 44.7% 44.7% 30.1% 7.3% 7.8% 0.5% 0%
Elon Law School 55.6% 55.6% 31.3% 1% 8.1% 0% 0%
Emory University 68.9% 68.9% 22.2% 18.7% 16.9%* 6.7% 11.1%
Faulkner University 56.4% 56.4% 23.8% 1% 13.9% 1% 0%
Florida A&M University 34.2% 34.2% 15.1% 0.7% 13.2% 0% 0%
Florida Coastal School of Law 36.6% 36.6% 49.2% 1.1% 15.1%* 0.7% 0.4%
Florida International University 60.7% 60.7% 17.9% 4.6% 10.4% 0.6% 0%
Florida State University 69.5% 69.5% 15.8% 6.1% 24.4%* 2.9% 0.7%
Fordham University 57.5% 57.5% 30.1% 24.8% 9.8%* 2.3% 0.9%
George Mason University 60% 60% 14.1% 7.6% 25.3%* 2.4% 1.2%
George Washington University 81.3% 81.3% 8.3% 19.9% 24.3%* 4.6% 15.4%
Georgetown University 62.6% 62.6% 22.7% 33.5% 18.2%* 3.9% 3%
Georgia State University 64.5% 64.5% 11.3% 8.1% 13.4% 2.7% 0%
Golden Gate University 22% 22% 56.5% 1% 5.8%* 0% 0.5%
Gonzaga University 55.6% 55.6% 28.1% 1.3% 12.5% 0% 0%
Hamline University 50.2% 50.2% 18.5% 1.5% 8.8% 0.5% 0%
Harvard University 90.1% 90.1% 5.5% 48.7% 14.4%* 16.3% 5.7%
Hofstra University 40.7% 40.7% 37% 5.1% 8.1% 0.7% 0%
Howard University 47.8% 47.8% 25.5% 10.8% 21.7% 1.9% 0%
Indiana University - Bloomington 63.6% 63.6% 23.1% 13.8% 15.4% 4.6% 0%
Indiana University - Indianapolis 54% 54% 20.6% 8.7% 14.3% 1.2% 0%
Inter American University 0% 0% - - - - -
John Marshall Law School - Atlanta 40.9% 40.9% 34.1% 0% 9.1% 0% 0%
John Marshall Law School - Chicago 43.4% 43.4% 33.2% 2.5% 12.5%* 0% 0.5%
Lewis and Clark College 45.9% 45.9% 35.2% 2.1% 18% 1.3% 0%
Liberty University 31.1% 31.1% 35.6% 0% 13.3%* 0% 2.2%
Louisiana State University 81.3% 81.3% 6.8% 5.7% 11.4% 4.5% 0%
Loyola Marymount University 42.7% 42.7% 42.4% 7.4% 6.7% 2.2% 0%
Loyola University Chicago 50.2% 50.2% 33.1% 9.2% 10.4% 1.6% 0%
Loyola University New Orleans 45.9% 45.9% 29% 2.2% 13% 2.2% 0%
Marquette University 57.8% 57.8% 19.1% 7% 9.1% 0.9% 0%
Mercer University 63.1% 63.1% 23.8% 3.1% 14.6%* 3.1% 0.8%
Michigan State University 44.2% 44.2% 30.7% 1.4% 11%* 0.4% 2.1%
Mississippi College 76.4% 76.4% 14.5% 2.4% 10.3% 1.2% 0%
New England School of Law 34.4% 34.4% 41.2% 1% 10.7% 0.6% 0%
New York Law School 35.5% 35.5% 39% 2.1% 10.9%* 0.4% 0.6%
New York University 90.1% 90.1% 3.9% 43.1% 24.9%* 10.9% 12%
North Carolina Central University 43.5% 43.5% 20.6% 0% 18.2% 0% 0%
Northeastern University 49.5% 49.5% 39.6% 2.2% 20.9% 0% 0%
Northern Illinois University 54.6% 54.6% 35.1% 1% 15.5%* 1% 2.1%
Northern Kentucky University 36.3% 36.3% 23.5% 3.4% 12.8% 1.7% 0%
Northwestern University 77% 77% 12.5% 53.3% 4.2% 8% 0%
Nova Southeastern University 58.3% 58.3% 26.8% 4.3% 9.9% 0.3% 0%
Ohio Northern University 56.7% 56.7% 27.8% 1% 13.4% 1% 0%
Ohio State University 58.4% 58.4% 24.7% 14.3% 13.4% 3.9% 0%
Oklahoma City University 59.7% 59.7% 18.8% 2.8% 9.7% 0% 0%
Pace University 36% 36% 38.3% 4.5% 11.7%* 0% 0.9%
Penn State University 59.8% 59.8% 30.7% 5.6% 9.5% 0.6% 0%
Pepperdine University 42.8% 42.8% 45.9% 5.2% 3.9%* 2.6% 1.7%
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico 0% 0% - - - - -
Quinnipiac University 34.6% 34.6% 41.4% 0.8% 5.3% 0% 0%
Regent University 52.5% 52.5% 34.7% 0% 11.9% 0.8% 0%
Roger Williams University 50% 50% 27.2% 0.6% 14.6% 0.6% 0%
Rutgers State University - Camden 58.3% 58.3% 24% 4.5% 7.9% 2.9% 0%
Rutgers State University - Newark 56.5% 56.5% 20.2% 6.5% 10.1%* 1.2% 0.8%
Samford University 65.5% 65.5% 19.6% 9.5% 6.8% 2.7% 0%
Santa Clara University 42.9% 42.9% 26% 9.1% 7.8% 0% 0%
Seattle University 40.3% 40.3% 37.1% 3.2% 13.7% 1% 0%
Seton Hall University 62.8% 62.8% 18.4% 5.5% 5.1% 2.4% 0%
South Texas College of Law 64.4% 64.4% 13.2% 2.5% 8.5% 0% 0%
Southern Illinois University 59.5% 59.5% 15.3% 2.7% 10.8% 0% 0%
Southern Methodist University 63.2% 63.2% 22.1% 14% 4%* 1.8% 0.7%
Southern University Law Center 37.1% 37.1% 39.2% 0.7% 17.5% 0.7% 0%
Southwestern Law School 34.6% 34.6% 28.2% 3% 5.7% 0.3% 0%
St. John's University 47.8% 47.8% 37.3% 8.3% 11.6% 0.7% 0%
St. Louis University 52.9% 52.9% 22.4% 8.8% 16.5% 0% 0%
St. Mary's University 78.3% 78.3% 9.6% 0.8% 11.2% 1.2% 0%
St. Thomas University - Florida 49.3% 49.3% 33.5% 0.9% 9.5%* 0% 0.9%
Stanford University 91.1% 91.1% 3.6% 49.5% 13.5%* 23.4% 1.6%
Stetson University 57.1% 57.1% 23% 3.7% 18.3%* 0.6% 0.6%
Suffolk University 38.4% 38.4% 34.5% 5.6% 11.8% 0.4% 0%
SUNY Buffalo 51.8% 51.8% 26.5% 4.9% 10.6% 0.4% 0%
Syracuse University 50.3% 50.3% 31.6% 5.7% 15% 0.5% 0%
Temple University 55.5% 55.5% 28.8% 9.7% 13.2% 3.1% 0%
Texas A&M 48.9% 48.9% 21.5% 0.4% 4% 0% 0%
Texas Southern University 53.4% 53.4% 26.4% 0.6% 7.4% 1.2% 0%
Texas Tech University 63.5% 63.5% 24.5% 1.5% 14.5%* 1% 0.5%
Thomas Jefferson School of Law 26.7% 26.7% 54.2% 0.8% 5.1% 0% 0%
Thomas M Cooley Law School 37.5% 37.5% 21.7% 0.4% 7% 0% 0%
Touro College 59.3% 59.3% 27.6% 2.3% 14% 0% 0%
Tulane University 58.1% 58.1% 28.2% 7.9% 12.4%* 3.7% 0.4%
University of Akron 55.2% 55.2% 18.1% 0.9% 18.1% 0.9% 0%
University of Alabama 78% 78% 7.9% 9.8% 16.5% 8.5% 0%
University of Arizona 75.3% 75.3% 15.2% 6.3% 18.4% 1.3% 0%
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville 61.2% 61.2% 19.8% 0.9% 12.1% 3.4% 0%
University of Arkansas - Little Rock 63.3% 63.3% 15.3% 0% 9.3% 1.3% 0%
University of Baltimore 48% 48% 28.2% 1.3% 14.8% 0.3% 0%
University of California - Berkeley 80% 80% 12.3% 41.6% 19.4% 9.7% 0%
University of California - Davis 56.4% 56.4% 31.3% 11.3% 13.8% 2.1% 0%
University of California - Hastings 46.5% 46.5% 43.1% 10.9% 8.8%* 1.9% 0.2%
University of California - Los Angeles 61.3% 61.3% 30.2% 23.5% 10.5%* 4.4% 0.3%
University of Chicago 88.2% 88.2% 3.9% 44.8% 19.7%* 9.4% 11.8%
University of Cincinnati 53.3% 53.3% 26.7% 12.5% 19.2% 0% 0%
University of Colorado 55.7% 55.7% 30.1% 4.5% 11.4%* 4% 1.7%
University of Connecticut 48% 48% 22.9% 7.8% 11.2% 1.7% 0%
University of Dayton 51.5% 51.5% 29.8% 2.9% 10.5% 0% 0%
University of Denver 48.8% 48.8% 31% 4.5% 18.1%* 0.7% 0.3%
University of Detroit Mercy 36.8% 36.8% 39.2% 5.7% 5.7% 0.5% 0%
University of Florida 59.4% 59.4% 30.3% 11% 13.2%* 3.2% 0.5%
University of Georgia 61.2% 61.2% 27.3% 8.8% 12.8% 7.5% 0%
University of Hawaii 47.5% 47.5% 26.7% 0% 10.9% 2% 0%
University of Houston 60.1% 60.1% 14.6% 11.4% 10% 2.1% 0%
University of Idaho 51% 51% 33.3% 1% 14.7% 0% 0%
University of Illinois 50.5% 50.5% 38.4% 13.7% 13.7%* 4.7% 4.2%
University of Iowa 65.6% 65.6% 20.2% 7.7% 20.8% 3.8% 0%
University of Kansas 52.4% 52.4% 29.8% 4.8% 14.3%* 0.6% 0.6%
University of Kentucky 71.9% 71.9% 15.6% 6.7% 9.6% 6.7% 0%
University of La Verne 32.8% 32.8% 51.7% 1.7% 1.7% 0% 0%
University of Louisville 66.9% 66.9% 9.2% 1.4% 23.2%* 3.5% 0.7%
University of Maine 42.2% 42.2% 44.4% 1.1% 5.6% 1.1% 0%
University of Maryland 47.1% 47.1% 25.6% 6.1% 18.2% 3.7% 0%
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 29.4% 29.4% 41.2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
University of Memphis 59.7% 59.7% 15.5% 4.7% 11.6%* 3.1% 0.8%
University of Miami 55.1% 55.1% 28.3% 7.8% 10.4%* 0.3% 1.8%
University of Michigan 75.5% 75.5% 9.8% 34% 18.5%* 10.6% 0.5%
University of Minnesota 59.4% 59.4% 25.3% 12.3% 8% 4.2% 0%
University of Mississippi 55% 55% 23.2% 5.3% 11.3%* 3.3% 0.7%
University of Missouri - Columbia 66.7% 66.7% 20.6% 7.1% 17%* 1.4% 2.8%
University of Missouri - Kansas City 61% 61% 25.3% 7.1% 12.3%* 0% 0.6%
University of Montana 65.9% 65.9% 23.5% 1.2% 11.8% 2.4% 0%
University of Nebraska 64.6% 64.6% 17.7% 1.5% 16.2%* 1.5% 0.8%
University of Nevada - Las Vegas 66.4% 66.4% 18% 1.6% 8.6% 3.1% 0%
University of New Hampshire 47.6% 47.6% 39.5% 6.8% 11.6% 0.7% 0%
University of New Mexico 66% 66% 16.5% 0% 25.2% 0% 0%
University of North Carolina 68.4% 68.4% 16.2% 13% 16.6%* 4.5% 0.4%
University of North Dakota 49.4% 49.4% 22.2% 1.2% 13.6%* 0% 1.2%
University of Notre Dame 62.1% 62.1% 26.8% 20% 13.2%* 5.3% 1.1%
University of Oklahoma 62% 62% 12.3% 4.9% 16%* 1.2% 1.2%
University of Oregon 41.4% 41.4% 40.2% 1.7% 12.1% 1.7% 0%
University of Pennsylvania 84.3% 84.3% 8% 58% 6.2%* 9.1% 1.5%
University of Pittsburgh 54.2% 54.2% 21.7% 7.1% 13% 1.6% 0%
University of Puerto Rico 0% 0% 11.5% 0% 0% 0% 0%
University of Richmond 59.6% 59.6% 15.7% 7.2% 10.8% 3.6% 0%
University of San Diego 46.9% 46.9% 38.7% 6.9% 6%* 2.5% 0.3%
University of San Francisco 34.2% 34.2% 41.4% 4.5% 6.3% 0% 0%
University of South Carolina 55% 55% 28.8% 4.1% 9% 3.2% 0%
University of South Dakota 38.2% 38.2% 45.5% 0% 16.4% 0% 0%
University of Southern California 64.7% 64.7% 26.6% 34.3% 5.3% 4.3% 0%
University of St. Thomas - Minneapolis 44% 44% 29.1% 3.7% 10.4% 0.7% 0%
University of Tennessee 62.3% 62.3% 24.7% 3.4% 11.6% 2.1% 0%
University of Texas 69.9% 69.9% 17% 23% 11.8% 7.1% 0%
University of The District of Columbia 20.5% 20.5% 30.8% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
University of the Pacific 43.6% 43.6% 47.2% 2% 11.6% 1.3% 0%
University of Toledo 38.3% 38.3% 39.1% 1.7% 8.7%* 0.9% 1.7%
University of Tulsa 65.8% 65.8% 15.8% 3.3% 16.7% 0% 0%
University of Utah 68.7% 68.7% 19.4% 4.5% 13.4%* 0.7% 1.5%
University of Virginia 94.7% 94.7% 3.2% 37.1% 25.2%* 10.6% 17%
University of Washington 52.7% 52.7% 26.4% 13.2% 18.7% 1.6% 0%
University of Wisconsin 62.6% 62.6% 18.5% 9.8% 26.8% 1.6% 0%
University of Wyoming 62.2% 62.2% 28.4% 0% 13.5% 1.4% 0%
Valparaiso University 42% 42% 38.1% 1.7% 7.2% 0.6% 0%
Vanderbilt University 73.7% 73.7% 20.2% 30.3% 9.1% 10.1% 0%
Vermont Law School 48.9% 48.9% 29.3% 1.1% 20.7% 1.1% 0%
Villanova University 52.4% 52.4% 37.3% 8.7% 9.5% 2.8% 0%
Wake Forest University 56.3% 56.3% 24.1% 10.8% 17.1% 2.5% 0%
Washburn University 50% 50% 32.4% 1.4% 14.8% 0% 0%
Washington and Lee University 55% 55% 31% 12.4% 6.2% 7.8% 0%
Washington University in St Louis 59.3% 59.3% 25.6% 17.7% 13.6%* 3.8% 0.6%
Wayne State University 50.7% 50.7% 33.5% 5.9% 3% 0.5% 0%
West Virginia University 68.8% 68.8% 13.6% 12.8% 2.4%* 3.2% 0.8%
Western New England College 30.1% 30.1% 39.2% 0% 14.4% 0.7% 0%
Western State University 32.2% 32.2% 38.9% 1.1% 4.4% 0% 0%
Whittier Law School 17.1% 17.1% 61% 0.8% 1.6% 0% 0%
Widener University 46.3% 46.3% 20.5% 0.3% 11.4% 0.3% 0%
Willamette University 47.3% 47.3% 35.7% 0.8% 12.4% 0% 0%
William and Mary 54.9% 54.9% 26% 6.9% 19.6% 7.4% 0%
William Mitchell College of Law 43.6% 43.6% 29.8% 2.5% 7.8% 0.7% 0%
Yale University 87.8% 87.8% 6.3% 33.2% 16.6%* 33.2% 10.7%